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The Resource Wallis's library for youth

Wallis's library for youth

Label
Wallis's library for youth
Title
Wallis's library for youth
Title variation
Library for youth
Contributor
Former owner
Printer
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Related
Cataloging source
CLU
Citation location within source
no. 57
Citation source
Moon, M. John Harris's books for youth, 1801-1843 (1992 ed.)
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Wallis's library for youth
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title of the set supplied from Quaritch's Catalogue no. 578, page 10
  • The same ten volumes were published in 1801 in a set with title: The book-case of knowledge
  • Books contained in wooden box featuring two compartments and a drawer, with sliding cover
  • Imprint from title-page of volume 1; printer statement varies, with six volumes printed by T. Gillet, Salisbury Square, and four volumes printed by J. Cundee, Ivy-Lane
  • Each volume has engraved frontispiece, plus additional engraved illustrations; volume 5, The history of England.... includes 31 hand-colored portraits of the kings and queens of England
  • Volume order taken from final leaf in [volume 10], in which Geography and Astronomy are listed as two separate volumes. Both UCLA sets include Geography and Astronomy in a single volume with title "Geography and astronomy familiarized;" and a tenth (unlisted) volume of Moral tales, entitled "Rewards for attentive studies."
Contents
[Vol.1] Geography and astronomy familiarized -- [v.2] Short and easy rules for attaining a knowledge of English grammar -- [v.3] A compendium of simple arithmetic -- [v.4] Mythology, or, Fabulous histories of the heathen dieties -- [v.5] The history of England, from the conquest to the death of George II -- [v.6] Scripture history, or, A brief account of the Old and New Testament -- [v.7] A natural history of birds and beasts -- [v.8] A familiar introduction to botany -- [v.9] British heroism, or, Biographical memoirs of some of those commanders who have extended the glory of the British nation to the remotest parts of the world -- [v.10] Rewards for attentive studies
Dimensions
10 cm (16mo), in wooden box (15 x 10 x 8 cm)
Extent
10 volumes
Note
  • Spec. Coll. copy 1: in original wooden box, lined with dark blue paper printed with small gold stars; repaired; original sliding cover wanting, replacement cover supplied. Each volume bears small printed book label on front pastedown of Elvah Karshner. Two antiquarian booksellers' catalog entries (one from Bernard Quaritch) laid in. In modern red cloth clamshell box with title: Wallis's library for youth.
  • Spec. Coll. copy 2: imperfect set, original wooden box wanting. The 10 volumes are housed in two modern mustard yellow cloth phaseboxes, with matching brown leather and mustard and orange marbled paper slipcases (5 volumes per box); gold-stamped spine title reads "Bookcase of knowledge and instruction. Part I[-II]." From the library of d'Alte Welch.
Other physical details
illustrations (engravings, woodcuts)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)33670866
  • ucoclc33670866
Label
Wallis's library for youth
Publication
Note
  • Title of the set supplied from Quaritch's Catalogue no. 578, page 10
  • The same ten volumes were published in 1801 in a set with title: The book-case of knowledge
  • Books contained in wooden box featuring two compartments and a drawer, with sliding cover
  • Imprint from title-page of volume 1; printer statement varies, with six volumes printed by T. Gillet, Salisbury Square, and four volumes printed by J. Cundee, Ivy-Lane
  • Each volume has engraved frontispiece, plus additional engraved illustrations; volume 5, The history of England.... includes 31 hand-colored portraits of the kings and queens of England
  • Volume order taken from final leaf in [volume 10], in which Geography and Astronomy are listed as two separate volumes. Both UCLA sets include Geography and Astronomy in a single volume with title "Geography and astronomy familiarized;" and a tenth (unlisted) volume of Moral tales, entitled "Rewards for attentive studies."
Contents
[Vol.1] Geography and astronomy familiarized -- [v.2] Short and easy rules for attaining a knowledge of English grammar -- [v.3] A compendium of simple arithmetic -- [v.4] Mythology, or, Fabulous histories of the heathen dieties -- [v.5] The history of England, from the conquest to the death of George II -- [v.6] Scripture history, or, A brief account of the Old and New Testament -- [v.7] A natural history of birds and beasts -- [v.8] A familiar introduction to botany -- [v.9] British heroism, or, Biographical memoirs of some of those commanders who have extended the glory of the British nation to the remotest parts of the world -- [v.10] Rewards for attentive studies
Dimensions
10 cm (16mo), in wooden box (15 x 10 x 8 cm)
Extent
10 volumes
Note
  • Spec. Coll. copy 1: in original wooden box, lined with dark blue paper printed with small gold stars; repaired; original sliding cover wanting, replacement cover supplied. Each volume bears small printed book label on front pastedown of Elvah Karshner. Two antiquarian booksellers' catalog entries (one from Bernard Quaritch) laid in. In modern red cloth clamshell box with title: Wallis's library for youth.
  • Spec. Coll. copy 2: imperfect set, original wooden box wanting. The 10 volumes are housed in two modern mustard yellow cloth phaseboxes, with matching brown leather and mustard and orange marbled paper slipcases (5 volumes per box); gold-stamped spine title reads "Bookcase of knowledge and instruction. Part I[-II]." From the library of d'Alte Welch.
Other physical details
illustrations (engravings, woodcuts)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)33670866
  • ucoclc33670866

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